Re: Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nfc-l] Thursday: Night Flight in Northeast

2014-09-19 Thread Laura Gooch
Folks, Last night was also very active in Cleveland Heights, Ohio (just east of Cleveland). I started my microphones a little late (22:15), and I've only looked at warbler/sparrow frequencies until about 02:30 so far, but I've got over 300 hits. Glancing through the remaining 1700 or so

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nfc-l] Thursday: Night Flight in Northeast

2014-09-19 Thread Andrew Horn
This is a brilliant idea. Last fall there was a big songbird night kill at gas plant flares in New Brunswick (reported widely in the media, e.g., here), on a night when anyone

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nfc-l] Thursday: Night Flight in Northeast

2014-09-19 Thread Jim Tate
I have been trying to correlate flights as reported by NFC observations, and radar with our experience picking up window strikes in DC. Last night's reported flight in the northeast resulted in only a couple of warblers this morning. I wonder if any other Lights Out groups are getting

RE: [cayugabirds-l] [nfc-l] Thursday: Night Flight in Northeast

2014-09-19 Thread Geoff Malosh
I can attest to the enormous flight in southwestern Pennsylvania this morning. Still analyzing recordings but as a preview I am up to just shy of 900 Swainson's Thrush calls in the last 30 minutes before civil twilight, along with 51 Gray-cheeked, 15 Wood Thrush, and <10 Rose-breasted Grosbeak and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [nfc-l] Thursday: Night Flight in Northeast

2014-09-19 Thread Spahr, Timothy
Hi All, I just did the hour or so before sunrise (from Marlborough, MA) and had a really nice flight. Strangely quiet on the warbler front, but I did have: 1 Solitary Sandpiper 2 Gray-cheeked Thrush 1 Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thursh ~25 Swainson's Thrush 2 double-banded upsweeps (BTNW, TEWA,